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Definitions of Habu

  1. A genus of snakes of the family VIPERIDAE. About 30 species are currently recognized, found in southeast Asia and adjacent island chains. The Okinawa habu frequently enters dwellings in search of rats and mice; the Chinese habu is often found in suburban and agricultural areas. They are quite irritable. ( Moore: Poisonous Snakes of the World, 1980, p136)
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Usage examples for Habu

  1. Real windows occur only in the pavilion of Medinet Habu but that building was constructed on the model of a fortress, and must rank as an exception among religious monuments. – Manual Of Egyptian Archaeology And Guide To The Study Of Antiquities In Egypt by Gaston Camille Charles Maspero
  2. A young priest nicknamed Habu was calling me from the downstairs kitchen. – Autobiography of a YOGI by Paramhansa Yogananda
  3. At Karnak, on the north wall of the hypostyle hall, and again at Medinet Habu the faults of the original design were not noticed till the sculptor had finished his part of the work. – Manual Of Egyptian Archaeology And Guide To The Study Of Antiquities In Egypt by Gaston Camille Charles Maspero
  4. He determined, nevertheless, to give to the exterior of the Memnonium, which he built near Medinet- Habu for the worship of himself, the proportions and appearance of an Asiatic " Migdol," influenced probably by his remembrance of similar structures which he had seen during his Syrian campaign. – History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 5 (of 12) by G. Maspero
  5. We find some information about the war in the Great Harris Papyrus, also in the inscription of Medinet- Habu which describes the campaign of the year V., and in other shorter texts of the same temple. – History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 5 (of 12) by G. Maspero
  6. The scandalous pictures in the so- called kiosk of Medinet Habu the caricatures in an indescribable papyrus at Turin, confirm these statements. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  7. 40.- Plan of the pavilion of Medinet Habu – Manual Of Egyptian Archaeology And Guide To The Study Of Antiquities In Egypt by Gaston Camille Charles Maspero
  8. Continuing his labours, he excavated much of the site of ancient Thebes and the temple of Karnak, and, south of Thebes, the temple of Medinet- Habu – History Of Egypt From 330 B.C. To The Present Time, Volume 12 (of 12) by S. Rappoport
  9. Together Habu and I set out for a distant market place in the Bengali section of Benares. – Autobiography of a YOGI by Paramhansa Yogananda
  10. With this thought, I heaped my parcels into the arms of Habu – Autobiography of a YOGI by Paramhansa Yogananda